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How Far is Comet C/2020 U5 (PANSTARRS) from Earth?

The distance of Comet C/2020 U5 (PANSTARRS) from Earth is currently 812,370,880 kilometers, equivalent to 5.430364 Astronomical Units. Light takes 45 minutes and 9.7776 seconds to travel from Comet C/2020 U5 (PANSTARRS) and arrive to us.

812,370,880
5.430364
45 minutes and 9.7776 seconds

The following chart shows the distance of Comet C/2020 U5 (PANSTARRS) from Earth as a function of time. In the chart the distance data is measured in Astronomical Units and sampled with an interval of 1 day.

Distance of Comet C/2020 U5 (PANSTARRS) from Earth between January 2013 and December 2100

The value of the reported distance might be somewhat inaccurate around the times of closest approach for objects passing extremely close to Earth. The value of the distance of C/2020 U5 (PANSTARRS) from Earth is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.

Closest approach of Comet C/2020 U5 (PANSTARRS) to Earth

Between January 2013 and December 2100 the closest approach of Comet C/2020 U5 (PANSTARRS) to Earth happens on Tue Dec 28 2021 at a distance of 3.39395522 Astronomical Units, or 507,728,475 kilometers:

Tue Dec 28 2021
507,728,475
3.393955

NOTE: values for the closest approach are computed with a sampling interval of 1 day.

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